otitis media

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inflammation of the middle ear

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Bacteria have remained the most important aetiological agents in suppurative or discharging otitis media.
CONCLUSION: The less pneumatized mastoid and ossicular diseases in elderly patients with chronic perforated otitis media suggest that they had longer lasting and more severe childhood middle ear pathologies than did younger patients.
Furthermore, half of the children suffer at least 2 or more attacks of acute otitis media by the age of three5.
Although we don't think of otitis media as a viral infection, this study confirms that viruses in fact play a critical role in development of otitis, and antiviral vaccines, such as influenza vaccine, can decrease not only the risk of developing the flu, but also the risk of otitis media and its attendant complications.
51 % of chiropractors made an initial diagnosis to children with upper respiratory or ear infection compared to 50% of children with otitis media that were given an accurate diagnosis of otitis media by a pediatrician.
The clinical sign of otitis media were purulent discharge reported to appear 2-3 days after apparent clinical signs are similar to those previously reported by Yeruham et al.
Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is one of the common diseases in the community.
Potential loss of hearing as a result of otitis media (OM) has important consequences on the development of speech and cognitive abilities, including academic performance of children.
1 Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is a commonly encountered infection of middle ear.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Otitis Media and enlists all their major and minor projects
Measures that may reduce the burden of otitis media include routine otological screening of schoolchildren and increased referral of children with recurrent ear disease for specialist opinion.
Fever is relatively common in children with acute otitis media.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Otitis Media.